John Milam


Over his 25-year career supporting the DHS, DoD, DoS, and the Intelligence Community, John Milam has become a recognized leader in homeland & national security issues. He has served as the CEO of Dynamis since its inception in 2008. He has participated in, conducted, and provided senior technical and management leadership for more than a hundred homeland & national security assessments, policy studies, exercises, war games, analytic tool development, decision support tool development & application efforts, simulation projects, and national & international conferences. 

In these capacities, John has proven himself a creative thinker and gifted analyst with the capacity to develop innovative approaches and implement fresh solutions to intractable problems in the homeland and national security arenas. His contributions have earned him, among others, the US Army’s Outstanding Civilian Service Medal for “his outstanding efforts that have left an indelible imprint of exactitude on countless intelligence products and data base initiatives.” 


February 2008 (its inception!)

Most Likely To:

“Win Best Hair”


Fine wine


Soda pop

Interesting Fact:

Went to both Stanford and Berkley

Favorite Quote:

“Try ever to be governed by your loves and not your hates and find the goodness and beauty when you can.”  – Daniel Pinto